Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Bill

  • enacted
28  Council contracts that require chief executive's consent
  • (1) The chief executive of CERA may, by notice to a council, specify the types of contracts for which the consent of the chief executive of CERA must be obtained before the contract is entered into.

    (2) The chief executive of the council must ensure that a contract of a type specified in a notice under subsection (1) is not entered into until he or she has obtained the chief executive of CERA's written consent to the contract.

    (3) The chief executive of CERA may consent or refuse to consent to a contract submitted to him or her under this section.

    (4) A contract is unenforceable and of no effect if it is entered into in breach of this section.